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Providence City 2011 Summer Lunch Program: July 5-August 19

Providence City 2011 Summer Lunch Program: July 5-August 19

[ 0 ] July 4, 2011 |

Program provides 5,000 free meals to Providence children at neighborhood recreation centers and parks. Starting July 5, the City of Providence will serve lunch (and, at one site, breakfast) to kids who are 18 years old and younger. Lunches are served Monday through Friday through August 19, 2011. The program allows for meals to be […]

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Meet Teny Gross

Meet Teny Gross

[ 0 ] November 8, 2010 |

Today meet Teny Gross, executive director of the Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence, local dad and panelist of the upcoming Kidoinfo Conversation, Family Traditions. Please join us on November 16th at Craftland in downtown Providence. Click here for details. Kidoinfo: What neighborhood do you live in? Teny Gross (TG): Providence Southside. South […]

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Come Party at the Steel Yard this Saturday, October 16th! And bring the kids!

Come Party at the Steel Yard this Saturday, October 16th! And bring the kids!

[ 0 ] October 15, 2010 |

An invitation from the Steel Yard: Psssst…East Side parents. Yeah, you. Lean in. OK. Heard of the Steel Yard, that West Side arts mecca, but never, um, actually been? Wanted to go to a cool Steel Yard event, like the Iron Pour, or take an awesome industrial arts class, like welding, but couldn’t find the […]

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BrightStars: Raising the Quality of Child Care in Rhode Island

BrightStars: Raising the Quality of Child Care in Rhode Island

[ 0 ] October 5, 2010 |

The early years are important for a child’s brain development and can affect how they continue to learn later on in life. That makes choosing a quality child care and early learning program very important. Finding consistent, quality child care that meets a family’s individual needs can be one of the most challenging aspects of […]

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The Artful Family: Drawing Outside the Lines

The Artful Family: Drawing Outside the Lines

[ 1 ] September 15, 2010 |

By Aja Blanc Associate Educator for Family + Youth programs at the RISD Museum of Art My line is childlike but not childish. It is very difficult to fake… to get that quality you need to project yourself into the child’s line. It has to be felt. — Cy Twombly Cy Twombly, American, b. 1929. […]

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Fun Bus Bound for Providence Neighborhoods

Fun Bus Bound for Providence Neighborhoods

[ 2 ] July 16, 2010 |

The Parks & Recreation Department Fun Bus filled with kites, board games, hula hoops and more is visiting Providence’s neighborhood parks this summer! From Providence City News: If you see a large, colorful bus painted with images of children rumbling through your neighborhood, it’s probably the Providence Parks and Recreation Department Fun Bus.  Mayor David […]

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The Mayor and Jen Corace kick-off the first Kidoinfo Providence Storytime!

The Mayor and Jen Corace kick-off the first Kidoinfo Providence Storytime!

[ 4 ] July 9, 2010 |

Despite the heat, we had a great turnout on Tuesday at Burnside Park for the first Kidoinfo Providence Storytime. Thank you to Jennifer Smith and Deb Dormody of Greater Kennedy Plaza and the City Providence for supporting this event! I enjoyed sharing my sons’ copy of Little Pea and meeting the illustrator Jen Corace. Here’s […]

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Providence Pools and Waterparks now open!

Providence Pools and Waterparks now open!

[ 5 ] July 6, 2010 |

Providence pools and water parks open today,  just in time to help beat the heat. All pools and water parks are open Monday to Saturday, 12:00 to 5:00 pm. New 2010 citywide guidelines regarding the use of public water facilities. Read below the Providence Pools and Water Parks Guidelines. A list of city public water […]

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RISD presents: On the See-Saw: Women Balancing Family, Art and Career

RISD presents: On the See-Saw: Women Balancing Family, Art and Career

[ 5 ] March 18, 2010 |

Every year Rhode Island School of Design’s Office of Multicultural Affairs plans a week of programming that focus on women. This year, Women’s Focus Week will include a film screen and panel discussion highlighting the topic of motherhood and the challenges women face in balancing work and family responsibilities. Given that many laws, organizational policies, […]

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Local company Edesia Wins $2 Million USAID Grant to Prevent Malnutrition

Local company Edesia Wins $2 Million USAID Grant to Prevent Malnutrition

[ 1 ] March 11, 2010 |

Good things happening in Providence and beyond. Edesia, a non-profit producer of life-saving Ready-to-Use Foods (RUFs), is the recipient of a $2 million multi-year grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Under the grant, Edesia will produce more than 300 metric tons of Nutributter® in 2010 designed to enhance the growth and motor […]

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